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The legend of the Loch Ness Monster has persevered for more than 200 years. But could tales of a prehistoric sea creature located in a deep Scottish body of water be explained by science?

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Yep, looks like an earthquake to me...

 

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got ya!

 

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A more detailed look.

 

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^ That little black & white photo was a hoax played on a doctor visiting Loch Ness.

 

The object is a wood carving.

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Was it doctor Parker by any chance?

 

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Was it doctor Parker by any chance?

 

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Fellows, we struck gold, GOLD I tell ya! Gold!

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Yes, of course it's explained.. Years and years ago, in fact.  The entire thing is nothing but a hoax, simple.

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Nessie is pushing 80. How long to Loch Ness monsters live these days? As long as they draw tourists I would suppose.

 

 

If you're going to go to Scotland, go for the whisky.

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Most animals can reproduce -- if there was some plesiosaur type creature, it may have had offspring.

 

It is also clear that there would have to be some underwater tunnel leading to the open sea.

 

Doubtful that there would be enough of whatever Nessie would eat in a relatively small loch.

 

A tunnel could also explain why Nessie sightings are rare.

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There is on Nessie, no plesiosaur, and no tunnel.  I didn't think you were this gullible, Hum... :p

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Any normal person knows it's a hoax, however that doesn't stop the endless tourism, which is a good thing and should continue.
The main draw is that the Loch is damn majestic and has a quality in the air that makes it feel like it could be true.

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There is on Nessie, no plesiosaur, and no tunnel.  I didn't think you were this gullible, Hum... :p

 

I am not. I pointed out that the original picture was a prank.

 

I'm simply open to the possibility that there could be some unknown creature living in Loch Ness (and Lake Champlain for that matter).

 

Other previous unknown creatures have been discovered before.

 

I don't believe that everyone claiming to see something unusual is a liar.

 

Dismissing everything out-of-hand is not sensible, nor 'scientific'. ;)

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Dismissing everything out-of-hand is not sensible, nor 'scientific'. ;)

 

 

Granted for your plesiosaur tunnel theroy to be correct at the shortest you would need a tunnels that's AT LEAST 10Km and big enough for a plesiosaur. they would have found this. and if it was that "short" it would end up right outside Inverness with another 15-20Km of "fjord" to go before open sea. and of course to breed you need a lot of plesiosaus. these aren't exactly easy to hide "animals". 

 

ochams razor says that the theory can scientifically be dismissed by any sensible person. and science would say you would have to prove, not disprove such a ridiculous notion ;)

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Most animals can reproduce -- if there was some plesiosaur type creature, it may have had offspring.

 

 

You also need a minimum breeding population. There's no credible evidence for 1 monster, let alone a breeding population large enough to sustain the species.

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Reminds me of the movie:

 

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